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Dr. Shanthala Murthy

MBBS

Cardiologist, Mumbai

17 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
Dr. Shanthala Murthy MBBS Cardiologist, Mumbai
17 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
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Dr. Shanthala Murthy is an experienced Cardiologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. She has been a successful Cardiologist for the last 17 years. She studied and completed MBBS . You can visit her at Raghunath Children's Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shanthala Murthy on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - JN Medical College - 2000
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Being in Love Will Lead You to a Healthy Heart and Life

Ph. D - Alternative Medicine, PG Diploma in Psycological Counseling
Psychologist, Mumbai
Being in Love Will Lead You to a Healthy Heart and Life

Loving relationships are known to improve more than just your mood, it improve your looks and your health. Researchers believe that it might just be the best medicine for most people, as it helps keep your heart healthy, beat cancer and recover faster, boosts athletic performance and leads to spiritual and emotional growth.

Mentioned below are a few of the ways, in which love may lead to a healthy heart and life:

  1. Better Heart Health: Research has shown that women in healthy and loving marriages are less prone to contracting cardiovascular diseases, in contrary to those in stressful marriages. It has also been discovered that love reduces the likelihood of chest pains and suffering from angina despite having high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes in men.
  2. Lengthens Your Life: The National Longitudinal Mortality Study studied a million subjects and concluded that couples in a loving marriage tend to live longer and have lowered risk of getting heart attacks, pneumonia, cancer and cirrhosis of the liver. Their chances of committing suicide are also reduced by almost half.
  3. Faster Cancer Recovery: After extensive research, University of Iowa proved that patients of ovarian cancer, who were in loving relationships, had stronger WBCs i.e. White Blood Cells that kill cancerous cells, as compared to those in unhealthy relationships. They also concluded that patients in love recover quickly or completely eliminate cancer. 
  4. Lowers Blood Pressure: Studies show that when couples are together, their blood pressure is significantly lowered. This research even proved that spending time with loving and supportive friends results in lower systolic numbers. 
  5. Keeps You Slim: Being in love is a much healthier and better option than juice cleanse, when it comes to losing that extra weight. People in loving relationships produce more adrenaline i.e. an appetite suppressant and are more likely to hit the gym and make healthier lifestyle choices to look their best. Apart from that, sex is one of the best ways to lose calories and reduce your weight.
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I am feeling slightly pain in my left chest some times it will feel some it won't I don't feel any fever are tiredness are heart during are short breathing I will go cycling in morning I won't feel tiredness when I raiding cycle 2 days back I felt little stomach burning.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, -You should reduce your weight as it can lead to heart problem & gastroesophageal reflux disease -have more of vegetables & fruits in your diet, avoid spicy, fried, processed & junk food, have 4-5 small meals rather than three large meals, chew your food well, do not lye down for at least 2-3 hrs after meals, have dinner 2-3 hrs before bedtime - do regular exercise for at least one hour like brisk walking, cycling, swimming, also do yoga for proper digestion -take syrup gelusil , 2 teaspoonful half an hour after every meal -avoid more than 1-2 cups of tea, coffee, aerated drinks, sweets, salty snacks -get your bp checked, blood cbc, sugar, cholesterol, ecg if not done earlier & consult a doctor.
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How is high blood pressure related to paralytic stroke and what are the signs/symptoms of paralytic stroke?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
high bp result in rupture of vessels resulting in paralytic stroke. weakness of the effected part, loss of muscle power. thanks
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I am not feeling hungry since last week and have BP is 60/90. Feeling vomiting also. What to do.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Start taking ors sachet 1sachet in 1litre of water twice daily and consult a nearby physician as soon as possible.
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My hand is trembling while holding a pen, spoon or phone. And due to anxiety, emotional stress my heart beat goes on increasing with tym. I used to have chest pain but it is totally fine now .so do I have to consult a neurologist or what should I do ?

M.Phil clinical Psychology, MS Psychotherapy and Counseling, PGDGC, MSc Psychology
Psychologist, Chennai
Hi all the symptoms you have described only suggest that you have some anxiety related problems. So better consult a clinical psychologist who will help you mange the anxiety or if its not at the manageable limits guide you to the right professional for medical support.
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Mere seene mein halka sa dard hota tha Or ecg bhi nikala normal he, january 2016 may tmt test bhi karway tha wobhi normal he or 2 d eco bhi karwaya normal he ab Mere seene ke bech mein bhari pain mehsus hota hai kya karu.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, -Your pain may be due to acidity -avoid spicy, fried & junk foods -take more of vegetables & fruits -take regular meals, donot skip meals, can have snacks inbetween meals if feel hungry -take over the counter antacids -consult a doctor.
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I recently had a heart attack. It was diagnosed that there was block in artery formed due to blood clotting. I was hospitalized for 4 days and underwent 2 angiography. The clot was removed by medication. I am just 36 years old and very adventurous kind of person. I like to go for trekking foresting etc. I want to know can I live long say at least 80 years if I followed proper diet. What precautions I should take to avoid another heart attack. Please guide me.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Take it as a shock treatment. 2 blockages are removed and you will lead a normal life if you are are fully careful about dos and do nots. Do not smoke or get exposed to pollution. Keep blood sugar levels and lipids levels within healthy range. Eat moderately and keep bp and weight under control. Exercise moderately according to constitution. Take more proteins like milk and curds. All of proteins supplements. Reduce bad fats like transfats out of your food plate. Eat good fats like a spoon of desi ghee or butter and a katori of assorted nuts everyday. Eat carbs and seasonal vegetables and fruits plus eating according to constitution. Take a spoon of honey added to water every day. Drink apple cider vinegar plus a spoon of honey added to it. Drink pomegranate juice, it does bring down the blockages. Say no to negative stress, only positive fruitful stress to bring results. Help others with cardiac problems. Good luck.
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Yoga and Fit

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Yoga and Fit
Research shows regular yoga practice lowers risk for heart disease and hypertension. It also lessen symptoms of depression headaches diabetes some forms of cancer and pain related disease like arthritis
Yoga stimulate pressure receptors in skin which in turn ramp up brain and body's vagal activity, as it plays a role in hormone production and release
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I am 61 yers old I have heart provlem my Dr. Advice me cabg surgery as soon as possible but I have money problem. I want to know price or pakage amount & where?

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear , I would advise you to contact aiims, new delhi or narayan hrudyalaya, bangalore, for cabg, if you have a monetary problem. Otherwise at escorts heart institute, new delhi, it would cost approx 3 lakhs rs.
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I am 37 years old my triglyceride and cholesterol in more than normal. Triglyceride is 303 and cholesterol 229 now what can I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
high cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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I am 30 Years old suffering from high blood pressure and headache, tiredness from last 1 and 1/2 years. Further my nature also change significantly like increase in angriness, got irritate immediately. I had not take any medicine. Generally all test reports are ok. But I feel sick from inside.

BHMS, CGO
Homeopath, Pune
Types of High Blood Pressure There are two main types of high blood pressure: primary and secondary high blood pressure. Primary High Blood Pressure Primary, or essential, high blood pressure is the most common type of high blood pressure. This type of high blood pressure tends to develop over years as a person ages. Secondary High Blood Pressure Secondary high blood pressure is caused by another medical condition or use of certain medicines. This type usually resolves after the cause is treated or removed. first to find out the type of your High BP , headache is common with high BP . Diet Plan - eating fruits, vegetables, and whole grains low-fat dairy products, lean meats, fish, and nuts eliminating foods that are high in saturated fats, such as processed foods, full-fat dairy products, and fatty meats It also helps to cut back on desserts and sweetened beverages, such as soda and fruit punch. Keeping your sodium intake to a minimum is vital for lowering blood pressure. Do all these things seriously you get the good result For Permanent cure , homeopathic Treatment is safe and effective , for this you can contact me through lybrate. for feeling sick - use alfa alfa tonic - two times a day before meal.
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My age is 53 and weight is 86 my cholesterol is 250. What I will do please give me suggestions

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hello dear patient. High cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Change life style . Go walk daily, do any one physically activity daily i.e.play any game., Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, use flax oil, omega-3 fatty meal or cap., take .green veg., whole grain. garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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My mother is facing breathing problem and also severe constipation and high BP.From few days she is not well despite taking medicines.In the early morning she faces headache problem and she needs to go for frequent urine pass at night.Please guide us what we should do to make her well ?

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
For constipation and Ano-rectal problems: 1.Take high fibre diet 2.Drink more water 3.Local area hygiene 4.More green leafy vegetables in the diet 5.Fruits 6.Avoid spicy & masala items 7.Hot cooked food good 8.Avoid non-veg. Use medicines given for BP regularly &timely For breathing problem lung exercises+yoga+meditation
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I am 21 year male my height is 164 cm and weight 70 kgs I have problem of blood pressure i. E, 160/100 or hypertension at this age high bp I done blood test also but found nothing kindly sugest me some thing so that I can able to recover.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic mother tincture rauwolfia q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for your problem of high blood pressure. Also avoid mutton, beef, chicken, ghee, butter etc. Kindly remember that medication to control high blood pressure will affect your sexual performance & it will diminish your sexual power.
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Hello doctor. I am sudip sarkar from ranaghat dis-nadia. I want some advice related to my father. He is a heart patient. But now he is having some problem of swelling of the feet. And he is now under medication also. Nw what I should do to overcome this swelling problem?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hi Sudip Following things needs to be done:- 1. He needs to go for a thorough check up by a qualified physician, for that you should consult the doctor who is treating him for the heart problem. Blood pressure should be monitored regularly. 2. Routine blood tests are required to rule out any advanced pathology which may be developing in some organ. 3. Assuming that he is under medication for his heart problems there are some medicines which are known to cause swelling of the feet if taken for long; in that case the medicine needs to identified and replaced by a suitable one. 4. Other than these he should maintain a healthy lifestyle with proper physical exercise; in his case walking is best. 5. Diet should be maintained properly with a balance of all nutrients.
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Dr. I am male 62, what are that symptoms of low blood pressure if fall below 120 / 80 border line. I check my bp by rx-m2 model wrist automatically monitor at home. Please suggest high / low border line.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Arm bp monitor is advisable and if symptomatic and your bp is low than u will feel giddines with sweating among the main symptoms.
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Hi doctor I am having high blood pressure and below are details 8TH April- bp - 150/100 pulse rate is 73 11th April- bp - 150/90. Pulse rate is 80 I am not sure why this there is sudden increase in bp. But need advise in lowering back to normal. I go for morning walk for 30 or 40 mins, thrice a week. Plus cycling for 1 hr once a week. Need advice soon. Thanks Sushil panchal.

MBBS, Dip.Cardiology, Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology(FICC), Fellowship in Echocardiology
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats, pumping the blood. This is called systolic pressure. When your heart is at rest, between beats, your blood pressure falls. This is called diastolic pressure. Your blood pressure reading uses these two numbers. Usually the systolic number comes before or above the diastolic number. A reading of 119/79 or lower is normal blood pressure 140/90 or higher is high blood pressure Between 120 and 139 for the top number, or between 80 and 89 for the bottom number is called prehypertension. Prehypertension means you may end up with high blood pressure, unless you take steps to prevent it. High blood pressure usually has no symptoms, but it can cause serious problems such as stroke, heart failure, heart attack and kidney failure. You can control high blood pressure through healthy lifestyle habits such as exercise and the DASH diet The DASH diet is a lifelong approach to healthy eating that's designed to help treat or prevent high blood pressure (hypertension). The DASH diet encourages you to reduce the sodium in your diet and eat a variety of foods rich in nutrients that help lower blood pressure, such as potassium, calcium and magnesium.
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Hi, I am 26 years old and my weight is 69 kgs. My body height and weight seems to be ideal but even then I have little bit high blood pressure. May I know the reason and remedy for that?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, At your age stress, work load, anxiety are the main reasons for hypertension.Take Rauvolfia 1x, 2 tabs daily morning empty stomach. Drink plenty of liquids and cut down your fat, salt and sugar intake. go for a morning walk daily at least for 30 minutes. Take a sound sleep and try to avoid anger. Revert after 15 days with feedback.
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